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Photo Fave: Central Park’s Alice in Wonderland sculpture – the first time

This week’s Tip Tuesday post (Tips for taking the New York subway with a stroller – don’t miss it if you plan to) got me thinking about the great autumn moments I was so lucky to enjoy pushing strollers through Central Park. It also reminded me of how fun it was to discover the Alice…

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Photo Fave: Night view from the Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles

A room with a great night view at the Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles. Believe it or not, just days after we’d finished what was to be the last road trip of the summer, where I subjected my young children to 7 hours of driving on the final day, but it being well worth it (come…

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Photo Fave: Costa Rican diaper changing station

Before our family adventure in Costa Rica, I had not expected to encounter many, if any, high chairs along the way, let alone a diaper changing station. Now I know better. Although there doesn’t seem to be a common word to specifically  mean “high chair” (“chair for the baby” is more like it), it became…

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Photo Fave: Gray whale in the Klamath River, northern California

Whale-watching at the Klamath River, California. As we drove away from Crescent City, California, earlier this week, we were surprised to find a number of people walking along the raised edge of this bridge pointing down into the Klamath River and snapping photographs. By the time we crept through the crowd to the other end…

Photo Fave: The crazy couch races of Silverton, Oregon

The few, the proud, the crazy couch racers of Silverton, Oregon. Last year I finally got to watch the “Davenport Races” – one of the quirkiest highlights of the Homer Davenport Days celebrated each year in Silverton, Oregon (also known as the “couch races”). If that weren’t fun enough, I had the pleasure of watching…

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Photo Fave: San Francisco’s most beautiful beach to visit with kids (or without)

The sand beach and picnic area¬†at Crissy Field, San Francisco. I just wrapped up a fantastic week where I got to play host to out-of-town and out-of-country guests, sharing with them many of my favorite places to take the kids in San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area. Let me tell you, we put some…